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The Holy Cross compromise

A negotiation isn't successful until both sides are unhappy, and the hallmark of compromise is everyone getting something they want – but not everything. It's an art we seem to have lost the...

Voke/tech career development needs funding


The Alliance for Vocational Technical Education is a coalition of organizations and employers that came together in 2014 to expand access to vocational, technical and agricultural...

Fitchburg State remaking theater as new community, incubator space

Grant Welker |

For more than three decades, a theater on Fitchburg's Main Street has sat vacant as a lost opportunity to help revitalize a stretch of downtown seeming too much like a ghost town.

Holy Cross eliminating Crusader mascot, logo

Brad Kane |

Even though the College of the Holy Cross board of trustees voted in January to keep the Crusader name for its athletics program, the Worcester college will phase out the current knight-and-sword...

After walkout, students bring gun control message to the statehouse

State House News Service |

Students from around the state rallied in front of the State House on Wednesday and then passed through metal detectors to bring their message about gun violence inside the capitol.

Chandler: other taxes, fees may be necessary to boost economy

State House News Service |

Senate President Harriette Chandler on Monday told business leaders from central Massachusetts that other taxes and fees may be needed to make the kind of investments in transportation and...

Leshin has taken WPI to new heights

Grant Welker |

If a girl in high school wants to see an example of how a woman can be successful in science, she can look to Laurie Leshin. If anyone wants to feel like being a science nerd is a badge to wear...

Atlantic Union College in Lancaster to close

Grant Welker |

Atlantic Union College, a small Christian school in Lancaster struggling with finances and a lack of accreditation, will effectively close after the spring semester.

Worcester chamber urges voke-tech support

Zachary Comeau |

A statewide coalition of educators, businesspeople and community organizations including the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce are urging the Massachusetts Legislature to expand access to career...

Hologic partners with Minnesota firm on athlete body composition system

Zachary Comeau |

Medical technology firm Hologic is teaming up with the University of Minnesota to help coaches and professional trainers tailor athletes' bodies to their specific sport or position.

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